Fleur Adcock

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Birthday
10, 1934
Birthplace
Auckland, New Zealand
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1934 (age 85)
Birthplace
Auckland, New Zealand

About

New Zealand-born poet and editor known for The Inner Harbor, The Scenic Route, Dragon Talk, and other works. Her numerous literary honors include the New Zealand State Literary Fund Award and the United Kingdom's Cholmondeley Award.

Before Fame

She graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a master's degree in Classics. She published her debut poetry collection, Eye of the Hurricane, in 1964.

Trivia

Her sister Marilyn Duckworth wrote A Gap in the Spectrum and other novels.

Family Life

She was married and divorced twice: first, to Alistair Campbell; then, to Barry Crump.

Associated With

She and Allen Curnow, both poets, were born in New Zealand.